Coatesville, Pennsylvania.The Alliance for Health Equity was presented with a $25,000 grant from the American Charitable Water Foundation for the Greening Coatesville Initiative and Outdoor fitness centeras part of the Foundation’s Keep Communities Flowing 2022 grant program.

The fitness center will be Victor Abdala father. Park, a 3.1 acre park between Street of Olives and Lincoln Highway. The park is surrounded by grass and a nearby playground adjacent to Scott Middle school and considered the gateway to the city from east to west. Abdala Park is used by residents, various organizations and clubs including, the Coatesville Kid Raiders Football League, an amateur rugby organization. It is also home to the sounds of the city Summer Musical Series.

Pennsylvania US Water is a long-time community partner in the Town of Coatesvilleand thanks to Alliance for Health Equitythe city will benefit from American Charitable Water Foundation Keep Communities Flowing Grant,” said James Logan, Coatesville City manager. “The award will help fund the construction of an outdoor fitness center and continue the Parks and Recreation Commission efforts to improve our municipal parks by encouraging new park experiences through healthy and educational activities. We are proud to be associated with Pennsylvania US Water and the Alliance for Health Equity.’

The Outdoor Fitness Initiative was launched after the city received a $30,000 Healthy Cities Grant National Fitness Campaign Foundation build a free state-of-the-art outdoor health and fitness center. The city one Parks and Recreation Commission coordinates fitness programs and health activities to attract and enhance the city’s diversity equity and inclusion initiatives. The outdoor fitness center will inspire group exercise, health gatherings and events including screenings, mental health resources and relationship building.

“As a trusted partner to develop substantial solutions to address complex health, social and economic conditions in a greater Coatesvillethe Alliance for Health Equity is pleased to receive this grant as part of our Greening Coatesville initiative, where we focus on transforming everyday environments, like parks and playgrounds, to bring health, equity and dignity to underprivileged communities. funded,” said Nicholas TorresInterim President and CEO Alliance for Health Equity.

The American Water Charitable Foundation The Keep Communities Flowing grant program focuses on three pillars of giving: water, people, and communities. This year, thanks to this program, almost $175,000 was donated to community organizations across the Commonwealth working to improve the natural environment where Pennsylvania US Water customers and employees live, work and play.

‘The American water Charitable Foundation is pleased to partner with organizations across U.S. waters off Pennsylvania footprint to provide equitable and accessible projects and programs focused on clean water, environmental education, recreation access and more,” said Carrie WilliamsPresident, American Charitable Water Foundation.

About American Charitable Water Foundation

The American Charitable Water Foundation is a 501(3) nonprofit organization that provides a formal way to demonstrate the company’s ongoing commitment to being a good neighbor, citizen and contributor to the communities where American water and its employees live, work and operate. For more information, visit amwater.com/awcf and follow the American Charitable Water Foundation on Facebook.

Image and caption: Standing on the lands of the future Outdoor fitness center at Abdala Park(from left to right) Nick TorresInterim President and CEO of The Alliance for Health Equity, Kara RahnSenior Director of Government and External Affairs at Pennsylvania US Waterand James Logancity ​​manager, Town of Coatesville.

About Pennsylvania US Water

Pennsylvania US Watera subsidiary of American water (NYSE: AWK), is the largest state-investor-owned water utility, providing reliable, high-quality water and sanitation services to approximately 2.4 million people. For more information, visit www.pennsylvaniaamwater.com and follow Pennsylvania US Water on Twitter and Facebook.

About American water

With a history dating back to 1886, American water (NYSE:AWK) is the largest and most geographically diverse WE publicly traded water supply and sanitation company. The company employs more than 6,400 dedicated professionals who provide regulated, type-regulated drinking water and sanitation services to more than 14 million people in 24 states. American water provides safe, clean, affordable and reliable water services to our customers to help them live. For more information, visit amwater.com and diversityataw.com.Follow American water on Twitter, Facebook and LinkedIn.

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